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Flake: GOP Needs to Stand Up to 'Untruths'

Flake: GOP Needs to Stand Up to 'Untruths'

Jul 20
Senator Jeff Flake says the GOP "needs to stand up more" to what he calls "untruths." His comments come after a member of his own party blocked a resolution he introduced that would have voiced support for the intelligence community.

Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration Effort

Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration Effort

By Darlene Superville | Jul 20
Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections.

McConnell Withdraws Trump Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

McConnell Withdraws Trump Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

By Kevin Freking and Mary Clare Jalonick | Jul 20
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump's appellate court nominees when it became apparent he did not have enough support to pass.

Openly Gay Marine Wins Primary Runoff Election for State House Seat in Ala.

Openly Gay Marine Wins Primary Runoff Election for State House Seat in Ala.

Jul 19
American politics just got slightly better - and slightly more gay.

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack | Jul 19
Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less white as a sign they may be able to break the Republican hold on statewide offices.

By a 1-Vote Margin, City Leaders OK Bid for GOP Convention

By a 1-Vote Margin, City Leaders OK Bid for GOP Convention

By Tom Foreman Jr. | Jul 18
A divided North Carolina city council narrowly approved a bid Monday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, a decision that followed nearly two hours of comments pro and con from local residents and council members.

Ala. Congresswoman Wins Runoff Turning on Loyalty to Trump

Ala. Congresswoman Wins Runoff Turning on Loyalty to Trump

By Kim Chandler and Steve Peoples | Jul 18
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

Muslim Candidates are Running in Record Numbers

Muslim Candidates are Running in Record Numbers

Jul 17
Muslim Americans are running for elected office in numbers not seen since before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Some 50 are still in the running for national or statewide offices, but many continue to weather anti-Muslim sentiment.

Republicans Join Democrats in Condemning Trump's Remarks

Republicans Join Democrats in Condemning Trump's Remarks

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Jul 17
"Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful."

Mueller Probe IDs Long-Hidden Hackers

Mueller Probe IDs Long-Hidden Hackers

By Raphael Satter | Jul 16
The malicious emails came in waves, some 20 or 30 of them at a time, aimed at diplomats, journalists, defense contractors and other Russian intelligence targets across the world.

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